A MAN and a woman have been seriously injured after a crash between a motorbike and a tractor this afternoon, Saturday.

The accident happened at 12.10pm on Tarporley Road near Whitley and police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A man and a woman who were both on the motorbike have been taken to hospital with injuries believed to be serious. 

The road between Bartington crossroads and junction 10 of the M56 was closed but has since been reopened.

Sergeant Nick Rogers said: “As part of my investigation I am really keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision take place and not yet spoken to police to get in touch.

“I believe there were a number of cars driving in the area at the time the collision occurred and if you saw the vehicles involved or have information – no matter how small please let us know. 

“I also want to appeal to anyone with dashcam footage to submit it through to us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 410681 or give the details online.

Dashcam footage can be submitted online.